Fly control tips and tricks

8 ways to battle the bugs pestering your horse

Buzz, swish, slap—here we go again! If fly season has you in a funk, this edition of the EQUUS Extra can help. First, how well do you know your foes? From black fly to horsefly, midge to mosquito, we show you smart ways to tailor your pest control strategy. Learn which products to use under particular conditions, the best methods for applying fly spray (even if your horse is fearful), and how “nature’s predators” take fly control to the next level. PLUS: Preventing sweet itch

Try our proven fly-fighting tips so you and your horse can make the most of summer while saving time and money!

  • Eliminate fly breeding grounds
  • How repellents and insecticides work
  • Equine apparel that blocks bugs


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